Israel to resume settlement building

Israel’s Civil Administration Higher Planning Committee (HPC) has given final approval for the construction of 1,313 new housing units at several settlements. The move marks the first such decision since…

US Jewish leader meets with Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held talks with World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder in the West Bank on Saturday, following a call by the influential American business leader for the…

Palestinians vow first elections since 2006

The Islamist Hamas organization has called on the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority to formulate a ‘unified strategy’ to apply ‘comprehensive resistance’ against the United States regional peace initiative to advance…